European Council of Brussels, 21/03/2014: joint press conference by Herman van Rompuy and José Manuel Barroso
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, held a joint press conference following the European Council meeting on 21 March 2014 in Brussels.
The main topics discussed by the EU Heads of State or Government were Ukraine, climate and energy, and the savings tax. José Manuel Barroso welcomed the ambitious common positions reached in these fields, all of which he said reinforced the EU's global ambitions. During the meeting, he made a presentation on "Climate and energy priorities for Europe: the way forward". SHOTLIST